Leading raptor conservationist visiting Vico for LIFE LANNER Last week the LIFE LANNER European project, supported mainly by the European Union with 2.5 million euros, welcomed raptor conservationist Ohad Hatzofe. Hatzofe managed the project for lanner falcon reintroduction in Israel and is one of the world’s leading ornithologists. The Ente Monti Cimini – Lago di […]
The lucky recovery of a shot peregrine falcon On 24 October 2021 we took our LIFE project a little step further. The importance of collaboration between various wild animal recovery centres with the LIFE LANNER project is fully stated in action C7. On 3 October, the volunteers of the Wild Umbria recovery centre received a […]
The app for wildlife rescue centres is ready The LIFE Lanner app is online here: https://lifelanner.izslt.it/. The database is meant to collect information on recoveries of lanner falcons and other similar species. It is accessible by wildlife rescue centres upon request. All information on the project can be found at the previous link. This precious […]
Great achievements within the LIFE project On March 25th, at the Università degli Studi della Tuscia, Dr. Lucrezia Badalassi brilliantly discussed her Master of Science thesis. The title of her work is “A multidisciplinary approach to the conservation of an endangered species: the lanner falcon as a case study”. Research and analyses were conducted for […]
Last Monday, LIPU recovered a female Lanner who had been wounded in a wing that was hospitalized at CRUMA, a centre for the recovery of marine and other aquatic birds in Livorno managed by LIPU. A few hours after arriving at the center, the bird unexpectedly laid an egg. As part of the existing collaboration […]
In 2019, the LIFE LANNER project secured the patronage of LIPU (BirdLife partner in Italy) because of their common strategic guidelines.For this reason, LIPU declared its wish to collaborate for the success of our project, especially in promoting the outcomes among its contacts, providing information and opinions, as well as encouraging networking between LIFE LANNER […]
We are happy to announce a new co-financer for the LIFE Lanner project. Thanks to the efforts of our colleague Arturo Palomba, finance manager and project administrator of BirdLife Malta, the Maltese Ministry for Education and Employment (MEDE) has added a contribution to the project summing up to 14% of the partner’s budget.
On Thursday 29 October a partners’ meeting took place at the Urbeveteris Falconis falcon farm in Orvieto, central Italy. Our project managers, Dr. Stefano Picchi and Dr. Giuseppe Puddu, attended together with Dr. Giampiero Tirone (manager of the wildlife rescue centre at the Lake Vico Natural Reserve). Dr. Marco Martini, veterinarian who specializes in birds […]